Call for proposals 2021 – Creative Europe - European Cooperation projects CREA-CULT-2021-COOP Closed!


This action will support projects involving a large diversity of players active in different cultural and creative sectors, to carry out a broad spectrum of activities and initiatives. The action is anchored in the policy framework of the Culture strand of the Creative Europe programme and its cross-cutting issues (inclusiveness, reduction of environmental impact and gender equality). European cooperation projects are also designed to contribute to the implementation of emerging EU policy initiatives such as the New European Bauhaus.
Support will be given to cooperation projects contributing to one of the following objectives:

  • Objective 1 - Transnational creation and circulation: to strengthen the transnational creation and circulation of European works and artists;
  • Objective 2 – Innovation: to enhance the capacity of European cultural and creative sectors to nurture talents, to innovate, to prosper and to generate jobs and growth.


Examples of work-packages, activities and deliverables that proposals might include:

  • Management, administration and coordination
  • Communication and dissemination
  • Artistic and creative expression
  • Capacity building
  • Networking and knowledge sharing

This call covers the following topics:

  • CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-1: European Cooperation projects Small Scale
  • CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-2: European Cooperation projects Medium Scale
  • CREA-CULT-2021-COOP-3: European Cooperation projects Large

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 60,94 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 07 September 2021 - more than one month ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for proposals (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Education and Culture

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